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Number: 376/450
Name: Induced nuclear reactions: processes, systems, and elements > Fuel component structure > With condition sensing or indicating means
Description: Subject matter wherein the fuel component includes a structure or material for sensing or indicating some condition of the fuel component.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8693613 Nuclear fuel pellet inspection Apr. 8, 2014
8561287 Under vessel local power range monitor exchange tool Oct. 22, 2013
8374455 Method of analyzing an image of hydrides in a metal alloy, notably in a nuclear fuel cladding alloy Feb. 12, 2013
7924166 Nuclear leakage detection system using wire or optical fiber Apr. 12, 2011
6721381 Seal arrangement for in-core instrument housing Apr. 13, 2004
6680994 Monitoring the contents of a container by ultrasonic means Jan. 20, 2004
6621079 Apparatus and method for a near field scanning optical microscope in aqueous solution Sep. 16, 2003
6522708 Seal arrangement for in-core instrument housing Feb. 18, 2003
6370214 Radiation induced growth indication apparatus for pressurized water reactor nuclear fuel assemblies Apr. 9, 2002
5892804 One-way implodable tag capsule with hemispherical beaded end cap for LWR fuel manufacturing Apr. 6, 1999
5790622 Fuel rod having predetermined secondary damage Aug. 4, 1998
5706321 Method for nonlinear optimization for gas tagging and other systems Jan. 6, 1998
5436944 Device and method for monitoring the internal surface of a tubular piece Jul. 25, 1995
5406605 Method for designing gas tag compositions Apr. 11, 1995
5185122 Gamma ray flux measurement system Feb. 9, 1993
5098642 System for identification of components Mar. 24, 1992
5098641 Method and apparatus for measuring subchannel voids in a light water reactor test fuel assembly Mar. 24, 1992
5009835 Nuclear fuel rod helium leak inspection apparatus and method Apr. 23, 1991
4990304 Instrumentation tube features for reduction of coolant flow-induced vibration of flux thimble tube Feb. 5, 1991
H689 Fuel pin Oct. 3, 1989
4859408 Method and apparatus for securing structural tubes in nuclear reactor fuel assemblies Aug. 22, 1989
4822987 Method and apparatus for providing fuel rod identification to permit traceability during manufacture and use Apr. 18, 1989
4716017 Apparatus for securing structural tubes in nuclear reactor fuel assemblies Dec. 29, 1987
4697322 Method and device for repairing fuel assemblies of boiling-water nuclear reactors Oct. 6, 1987
4659544 Unitary structure of tag gas capsule and end cap of nuclear fuel cladding tube Apr. 21, 1987
4657729 Solid tags for identifying failed reactor components Apr. 14, 1987
4645636 Measuring head for determining the pressure of fission gases released inside bars of nuclear fuel Feb. 24, 1987
4513506 Measuring of tube expansion Apr. 30, 1985
4495141 Tagging gas releasing element Jan. 22, 1985
4415524 Apparatus for and method of monitoring for breached fuel elements Nov. 15, 1983
4402904 Method for determining clad integrity of a nuclear fuel rod Sep. 6, 1983
4380527 Standard fission product emission device for detecting failed fuel elements in a nuclear reactor Apr. 19, 1983
4376582 Optical fuel pin scanner Mar. 15, 1983
4368170 Method of operating nuclear reactors Jan. 11, 1983
4312707 Nuclear fuel rod Jan. 26, 1982
4302295 Nuclear fuel element Nov. 24, 1981
4289987 Magnetostrictive non-contacting pressure detection system Sep. 15, 1981
4132618 Electrolytic device for marking metallic parts Jan. 2, 1979
4092217 Fuel elements for nuclear reactors and method for testing the circulation of fuel elements in a core of a nuclear reactor May. 30, 1978
4051369 Method for inspecting nuclear fuel rod or irradiation capsule Sep. 27, 1977
4039375 Detection of fuel rod leakage Aug. 2, 1977
3969187 Detection of fuel rod leakage Jul. 13, 1976
3964967 Tag gas capsule with magnetic piercing device Jun. 22, 1976
3940313 Device for detecting defective nuclear reactor fuel rods Feb. 24, 1976

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